Middle schools: Williams’ five goals spark Elm City past Speight

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Ethan Williams booted five goals to lead Elm City to a 6-0 boys soccer win against Speight on Wednesday.

Walker Barnes netted the other goal, while Kevein Moran collected two assists and Barnes and Ethan Maness one each. J.T. Jobe and Mason Ross combined for the shutout in goal. Nick Halverson, Antwan Macdo and Epifanio Albarron turned in stellar all-around play.

Leading 3-0 at halftime, the Vikings upped their record to 8-1 and visit Springfield on Monday.

Elm City outlasts Speight in 5 sets

Elm City outlast Speight in 5 setsThe Elm City volleyball team upped its record to 3-5 with a five-set triumph against Speight on Wednesday.

Trailing two sets to one, the Lady Vikings rallied to win the fourth and fifth sets.

Sullivan’s hat trick spearheads Toisnot

Taylor Sullivan cranked out a hat trick (three goals) in the Toisnot boys soccer team’s 10-3 win against Darden on Wednesday.

Also scoring for the Hawks were Chris Hernandez, Jonathan Mendoza, Issac Castro, Jonathan Sanchez (two goals) and Oc Bolt (two goals).

With a 7-2 record, Toisnot travels to Speight on Monday.

Lady Hawks turn back Darden in 3

The Toisnot volleyball team evened its record at 4-4 Wednesday with a 25-9, 25-11, 25-14 conquest of Darden. 

The Lady Hawks were sparked by the serving of Camryn Thompson and Jada Lamm.

Toisnot is the guest of Speight on Monday.

Springfield can’t overtake South Edgecombe

PINETOPS — Springfield got off to a good start in its volleyball rematch against host South Edgecombe on Wednesday, winning the first set 25-15. However, South Edgecombe edged the Lady Wildcats 25-23 in set 2, opening the door to close out the match in four sets with 25-9, 25-13 wins the final two games.

“That third and fourth set I felt like we defeated ourselves but we fought hard to the end,” said Lady Wildcats head coach Kat Alphin, whose team dropped to 7-2 with its only two losses coming against South Edgecombe, which improved to 8-0 and solidified its grip on the Tricounties Athletic Conference South Division lead.

Madison Mercer led Springfield with 15 service points while Madelyn Ellis served 12 points. Alex Williams and Trista Waddell each served 10 points and Williams added four blocks.

The Lady Wildcats will host Elm City on Monday.

Wildcats pound South Edgecombe 9-0

PINETOPS — The Springfield boys soccer team rolled to its ninth straight win without a loss as it handed host South Edgecombe a 9-0 defeat Wednesday.

Horacio Urritia scored a pair of goals for the Wildcats while Nestor Castro and Jorge Sanchez Chavez each had a goal and two assists. Also scoring goals were Oscar Gonzalez, Ben Guthrie, Julian Aguilar, Dalton Comstock and Marcell Polk. David Aranda distributed two assists.

The Wildcats will host Elm City on Monday in a match that could decide the Tricounties Athletic Conference South Division title. The Vikings’ only loss came against Springfield.